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LARGO — When the City Commission was considering developer Carlos Yepes’ proposal to construct a 231-unit apartment complex at Eighth Avenue Southeast and Donegan Road in October, he said his only other option would be an industrial project that might not be as good a fit for the community. 

LARGO — On May 10, Largo Elks Lodge #2159 Veterans Committee members presented their 75th Welcome Home Kit to a veteran through the Bay Pines VA HUD-Veterans Affairs Supportive Housing Office. A Welcome Home Kit provides some of the basic essentials for a veteran moving into a new residence,…

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LARGO — It’s likely the dream of most police officers to ride in and save the day for a group of kids. Tracey Schofield hasn’t been a law enforcement officer for about 10 years, but he still found a way to play the hero recently by supplying the funds needed to construct a new teen area at L…

LARGO — The trickle-down effects from the ongoing pandemic have touched nearly every part of society, including the job market and local government offices. Even recreation departments have been hit hard by employee defections and a lack of applicants to fill many positions.

LARGO — The bad news for City Manager Henry Schubert on March 15 was that the overall score on his evaluation is the lowest it has been in the past four years. The good news is that it was still 2.78 on a 3.0 scale, and city commissioners showered him with praise for his work this past year. 

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The parish hall of the Epiphany of Our Lord Ukrainian Catholic Church was a flurry of activity Friday, as more than 50 volunteers collected, sorted and packed donated relief supplies for Ukrainian refugees fleeing their homeland from Russia’s advancing military forces.

LARGO — The city’s always popular Touch a Truck event was held this past weekend, and Largo Police are hoping it’s the last time the department’s 24-year-old mobile command unit will be on hand. 

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Largo’s efforts to construct a new mixed-use City Hall complex on West Bay Drive are picking up steam. According to the architectural firm working on the $58 million project, design is nearly complete, building permits are expected to be filed March 7, and early sitework could begin by mid-April. But the city charter could present a problem for the retail space.

LARGO — After a long and tedious process, Finance Director Kim Adams was pleased to report on Jan. 18 that the city now has the financing it needs to construct its new $58 million City Hall downtown.

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LARGO — As the population around Pinellas County continues to increase, housing has been a high priority for city leaders. The need for affordable housing has amplified that effort. Several housing developments around Largo are either in limbo or moving forward. Here’s an update on where the…

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LARGO — Step by step, Largo has been moving forward in its mission to build a new mixed-use City Hall along West Bay Drive. On Dec. 21, the city took one of its most important steps yet.

LARGO — For a few hours on Saturday, Dec. 4, the Walmart Supercenter on Roosevelt Boulevard was the safest place in the city, as dozens of Largo police officers and firefighters led 36 local kids on a holiday shopping spree as part of the Largo Police Department’s long-running “Shop with a C…

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Residents have won their battle to stop a 231-unit apartment complex from being built near Largo Central Park along Eighth Avenue Southwest. But if their goal was to stop a development that creates traffic, the developer says they may have lost the war.

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LARGO — After taking a year off in 2020 due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Largo Rotary Club’s popular Death by Chocolate is scheduled to return to Largo Central Park’s Performing Arts Center on Friday, Dec. 3.

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